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Windows 7 Wont boot, Black screen blinking underscore [Closed]

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I have a PC that wont boot into Windows 7. Before any window screen shows up it gets stuck on a black screen with a blinking underscore in the top left corner. When the problem started I had several windows running and each closed one by one until the PC finally shut off.

I can not start in safe mode. I was able to perform a system restore to no effect. I changed the boot order to make sure HDD was first and it still didn't work.

Since then I have installed, and am currently running on the problem PC, ubuntu on a flash drive. I am in fact writing this message on the problem PC in ubuntu. I have also made a windows 7 iso DVD which runs on the PC. However when I hit the system repair button it said there were no errors.

I am lost now and everything that I can find regarding these symptons have fixes that appear to be tailored to each particular case, which I have no where near enough knowledge on how to analyze or fix in the first place.

If anyone is familiar with this problem or wants to help and guide me I would be much obliged.

Help! and thanks!
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Hi there lets see if I can see the problem

Download the following programme to a USB drive:

For 64bit systems
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64

For 32bit systems
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

Reboot using the windows 7 CD you will see this although yours will say windows 7.
Click repair my computer
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Select your operating system
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Select Command prompt
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Insert the USB with the correct copy of FRST on it

At the command prompt type the following :

notepad and press Enter.
The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.
Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.
In the command window type e:\frst64.exe and press Enter for 64 bit
In the command window type e:\frst.exe and press Enter for 34 bit

Note: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.
The tool will start to run.
When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
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Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
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